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Re: nested anchors II, bug report?

From: Terry Teague <teague@mailandnews.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2000 23:51:01 -0700
Message-Id: <l03130300b580a15189f9@[]>
To: Sebastian Lange <lange@cyperfection.de>, HTML Tidy List <html-tidy@w3.org>
At 11:43 AM +0200 6/28/2000, Sebastian Lange wrote:

>I think I found what caused the beforementioned parsing error.
>Following piece of (false) HTML code...
>	<A NAME="test">test<A/>
>... gets tidied to:
>	<A NAME="test">test<A></A>
>And this, of course, is still false, if not worse.
>What basically happened: the user made a typo, he accidentally put "<A/>"
>instead of "</A>".
>I am using the April 2000 version of Tidy on SuSE Linux 6.2 and 6.1.
>Could someone please try to verify this? Am I doing something wrong or is
>this a bug in tidy?

I can confirm with the Mac OS version (30 Apr 2000) of Tidy, that it does
the same thing.

Regards, Terry
Received on Thursday, 29 June 2000 02:51:30 UTC

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